Client Advocacy An advocate can provide clients with information on housing, job searches, and educational programs in the community. Referrals for basic needs can also be offered to domestic violence/sexual assault survivors.
Court Advocate A trained advocate can assist domestic violence/sexual assault victims in both District and Municipal court. The advocate can walk you through the court process, help with filing paperwork for "PFA" or "PFS" protection orders, assist with Crime Victim's Compensation, and safety planning. Sometimes all that is needed is the advocate to accompany the client to court.
Police Response Advocate An advocate is called on when the police respond to a domestic violence/sexual assault situation. After the abuser has been taken into custody, the advocate will help the victim with resources and coping with their trauma during their emergency situation.
Sexual Assault Advocate A trained advocate will be present to support victims of sexual assault through the examination, court proceedings, and further recovery.
Support Group A support group where survivors can share their experiences with others who have been in a similar situation. Sharing ideas helps you to move forward to a healthier, happier life. Group meets every Tuesday at 6:30. Please call ahead if a babysitter is needed so that we may provide one.
Kid Safe An after school support group for children ages 9-18 years. This group is for those who have witnessed or experienced abuse, including domestic violence, sexual abuse, or dating violence. Some of the topics discussed will be dealing with conflict without violence, healthy versus unhealthy relationships and safety planning.
Teen Dating Violence Program An interactive role playing activity presented to youth and professionals whom work closely with youth. The activity opens conversations and raises awareness about dating violence along with the red flags of unhealthy relationships.
Community Education We offer programs to educate community groups, schools, churches, medical and health care providers about domestic and sexual violence. Programs are free of charge.